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junior9000ca
10-23-2002, 11:52 AM
I'm trying to design a 3d car for a software project i am currently doing using opengl in c. Are there any good tutorials out there which could explain some of the opengl commands which may relate to drawing this 3d car. The car should beable to be viewed from any direction. I am not looking for source code cause i really want to learn how to use opengl. Just want some methods(functions) that are provided in opengl which could hlp me get started.

nexusone
10-23-2002, 05:12 PM
Good tutor sites.
Nate Robins glut web site: http://www.xmission.com/~nate/opengl.html
also this site:
nehe.gamedev.net

There are links on this site for the on-line version of the openGL programming manuals.

And if you build a 3D object you can move it and see it from all sides.



Originally posted by junior9000ca:
I'm trying to design a 3d car for a software project i am currently doing using opengl in c. Are there any good tutorials out there which could explain some of the opengl commands which may relate to drawing this 3d car. The car should beable to be viewed from any direction. I am not looking for source code cause i really want to learn how to use opengl. Just want some methods(functions) that are provided in opengl which could hlp me get started.

yakuza
10-23-2002, 05:58 PM
Nexusone has a good recommendation for you, but I think it should be stated to you that OpenGL on its own doesn't have functions for loading or displaying 3d models. You'll have to write your own model loading code, or base it off of a tutorial.

Some other good sites for tutorials on model loading are: http://www.gametutorials.com http://nehe.gamedev.net

Hope that helps!

junior9000ca
10-24-2002, 05:54 AM
Thanks for the help everyone. I'll check with these tutorials. hopefully to get me started.